This initiative would not have been possible without your dedication and perseverance.
Gary Ockenden, Withinsight Services
Cindy Pearce, Mountain Labyrinths Inc.
Michael Hepher, Bluebeetle Creative
Volunteer Working Group
Your guidance and wisdom continually reminded us of the needs of Basin communities and citizens.
Ann Sutton, Golden
Jacquie Hamilton, Castlegar
Bob Ivison, Nelson
Rob Fogal, Castlegar
Charlotte Ezaki, Fernie
Ron Oszust, Golden
Hillary Page, Invermere
Ulli Mueller, Nakusp
Hugh Grant, Creston
CBT is grateful for your assistance in the design of the model and in accessing, displaying, and interpreting information in this report and on the website.
Nelson Ames & Anne Marie Locas, Interior Health Authority
Mark Anielski, Anielski Management Inc.
Ray Bollman, Statistics Canada
Lynne Bonner, Paul Willis, Leo DeGroot, Chris Stroich and Colin Spence, BC Ministry of Environment
Diana Brooks & Kevin Weaver, BC Ministry of Economic/Community Development
Allan Chapman, BC River Forecast Centre
Jennifer Cliff-Marks, Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy
Cathy Girling, Revelstoke Community Connections Society
Bill Green, Columbia Kootenay Fisheries Renewal Partnership/ Columbia Kootenay Inter-Tribal Fisheries Commission
Dave Grieve, BC Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum
Jim Hackett, Interior Lumber Manufacturers' Association
Dave Hillary, The Nature Conservancy
Rachel Holt, Veridian Ecological Consulting Ltd.
Brandon Hughes, Canadian Rural Partnership/Service Canada
John Krebs, Fish and Wildlife Compensation Program - Columbia Basin
Cathy LeBlanc, BC Ministry of Community Development
Steve Litke, Fraser Basin Council
Helen Lutz, Kootenay Boundary Regional Resource Cooperative
Archie MacDonald, Council of Forest Industries
Don MacRae, Cathy Stock and Karen Kirby, BC Stats
Ian Mason, Kootenay Real Estate Board
Ramona Mattix, Central Kootenay Regional District
Trevor Murdock, Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium
Derek Murphy, Castlegar Wellness Assessment
Nancy Newhouse, East Kootenay Conservation Program
Ted Nunn, West Kootenay Chamber of Mines
Derek Petersen, Parks Canada
George Penfold, Paul Sneed and Ian Parfitt, Selkirk College
Tim Pringle, BC Real Estate Foundation
Todd Pugh, Civic Info BC
Kelvin Saldern, Kootenay Association for Science and Technology
Carrie Schafer, College of the Rockies
Joanne Schroeder, Human Early Learning Partnership, UBC
Rebecca Siggner and Jennifer Cleathero, Social Planning and Research Council of BC
Darrell Smith, BC Ministry of Agriculture
Ross Stanfield, East Kootenay Chamber of Mines
Mike Stolte, Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurial Leadership
Tony Wideski, BC Ministry of Forests and Range
A very special thank you to George Penfold, Regional Innovation Chair at Selkirk College, Karen Kirby at BC Stats and Lynne Bonner at BC Environment for their extensive and thoughtful contributions.